We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.
November 16th, 2010
Episode 162 of 299 episodes
What if you could travel the world to askscientists, artists,spiritual leaders, gurus, and everyday people why we exist? Documentary film-maker Roger Nygard (best known for his films aboutStar Trekfandom,Trekkies1 and 2) did just that, conducting over 170 interviews to exploreThe Nature of Existence. This week on Skepticality, Swoopy talks with Roger about his journey across the globe,and what he discovered during hiscompelling conversations with people of faith and science (including Richard Dawkins, Leonard Susskind, and Skeptic Society founder Michael Shermer).